Climate and Agricultural Risk Management

November 2nd, 2009

From 15-18 November 2009 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia a workshop onClimate and Agricultural Risk Management will take place hosted by the University of Western Sydney, the Plant Protection Sanitary and Phytosanitary Department, MAFF, Cambodia and the Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute. The workshop is sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the Crawford Fund.

Two related activities will be held over a one-week period. The first workshop, from 15-18 November, is an interactive capacity building and information exchange workshop in the use of climate, crop and disease information for improved decision making on crop management. The second, from 19-22 November, is an international seminar entitled “Climate Risk Management in Rural Communities in Developing Countries of the Asia-Pacific Region”.